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(Reuters Health) - For women, greater access to primary care providers may be linked to a lower risk of ----- transmitted infections (STIs), a U.S. study suggests. “A lack of health care access can translate to more people with undiagnosed and untreated STIs,” said lead study author Danielle Haley of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Regular screening can help ensure that people who have an STI are aware of the infection and get proper treatment,” Haley said by email. “Screening also helps identify and treat ----- partners who may also have STIs.” Haley's team examined data on 666 women in five southern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina) who j..

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